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'Safe Haven' filming affects ferry routes Saturday

SOUTHPORT, NC (WECT) - Additional filming for the upcoming Nicholas Sparks movie "Safe Haven," will disrupt the usual schedule for the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry.

The ferry will run on an abbreviated schedule Saturday, November 17.

Departure times are as follows:

From Southport: 5:30 a.m., 7a.m., 8:30a.m., 10a.m., 11:30a.m. and 1 p.m.
From Fort Fisher: 6:15 a.m., 7:45a.m., 9:15a.m., 10:45a.m., 12:15 p.m. and 1:45.

After 2:30 p.m., the normal winter schedule will resume.

There is an alternate route from the Southport Ferry terminal to Carolina Beach:

Go around the traffic circle at the end of Ferry Road, and turn right at the first traffic light onto Howe Street. At the second traffic light, turn right onto River Road (N.C. 133/87). Stay on River Road (N.C. 133/87) until you reach the town of Leland. Turn right onto N.C. 17/74/76 to Wilmington. Cross over the bridge and get on U.S. 421 South to Carolina Beach.

For updates, call the Southport terminal at (910) 457-6942.

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